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Interval breast cancers account for one-fourth of breast cancers detected in routinely screened women

Interval Breast Cancers Tied to Worse Outcomes

Risk for breast cancer death more than threefold higher for interval versus screen-detected cancer
Women with invasive cervical cancer have an increased rate of iatrogenic and noniatrogenic injuries during diagnostic workup

Rate of Injuries Increased Around Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer

Rates of iatrogenic, noniatrogenic injuries higher for women having diagnostic workup for cervical cancer
About 20 percent of high-risk patients undergoing noncardiac surgery will develop one or more major adverse cardiovascular events within one year

MACE Up for High-Risk Patients After Noncardiac Surgery

Incidence of MACE 20.6 percent within 365 days in patients at increased CV risk
For women with breast cancer

CAC Helps ID CVD Risk in Women Receiving RT for Breast Cancer

Higher CAC score calculated from radiotherapy-planning CT scan linked to increased risk for CVD
Out-of-network claims were incurred by 12.1 percent of commercially insured patients who underwent elective colonoscopy between 2012 and 2017

Out-of-Network Claims Fairly Common for Elective Colonoscopy

Out-of-network claims involved anesthesiologist, pathologist in 64, 40 percent of cases, respectively
The rate of bone mineral density testing is low among men with prostate cancer initiating androgen deprivation therapy

BMD Testing Rates Low in Men Initiating ADT for Prostate Cancer

Odds of BMD testing up with history of osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, bisphosphonate use
There are considerable racial- and ethnicity-based cancer health disparities in the United States

AACR Reports Racial-, Ethnicity-Based Cancer Health Disparities

Despite progress, African Americans continue to have highest overall cancer death rate in the U.S.
Many patients with biopsy-confirmed advanced colorectal polyps are unaware of their need for repeat colonoscopy as well as the proper surveillance interval

High-Risk Patients Not Aware of Needed Colonoscopy Intervals

Findings among patients with biopsy-confirmed advanced colorectal polyps
The U.S. government will start distributing millions of rapid COVID-19 tests to states this week with the goal of reopening schools.

U.S. Government to Ship Millions of Rapid COVID-19 Tests This Week

Tests will be distributed based on state populations; governors can use them as they see fit
About one-fifth of individuals with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection are asymptomatic and their viral load is comparable to that of patients with mild symptoms

One-Fifth of Those With SARS-CoV-2 Infection Asymptomatic

No significant differences seen in mean cycle threshold values for asymptomatic, symptomatic patients